Wednesday , 16 April 2014

Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 2-21-14

Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 2-21-14

If you missed anything from the ASOR Facebook or Twitter pages this week, don’t worry. We’ve rounded up some of this week’s archaeology news into one convenient post. If we missed ...

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Surviving Collapse: Khirbat Iskandar, Jordan in the EB IV Period

Surviving Collapse: Khirbat Iskandar, Jordan in the EB IV Period

By: Suzanne Richard, Professor Department of History and Archaeology; Department of Theology Director, The Collins Institute for Archaeological Research and the Archaeology Museum ...

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Palaces of the Mediterranean Bronze Age

Palaces of the Mediterranean Bronze Age

Every year at the ASOR Annual Meeting, the Projects on Parade Poster Session takes place. It's an ideal opportunity to see the types of projects (both field and publication) that ...

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Egyptian and Egyptianized Material in Late Bronze Age Canaan: An Examination of Cultural Identity

Egyptian and Egyptianized Material in Late Bronze Age Canaan: An Examination of Cultural Identity

By: Krystal V.L. Pierce, University of California, Los Angeles 2012-2013 Educational and Cultural Affairs Fellow W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research The research I ...

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Baal and the Problem of Politics in the Bronze Age

Baal and the Problem of Politics in the Bronze Age

By: Aaron Tugendhaft, New York University National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research My research explores the intersections be ...

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Tel Hazor Bronze Age Photo Gallery

Tel Hazor Bronze Age Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery:  Here's a gallery all the images that appear in Near Eastern Archaeology 76.2 (2013) for Hazor in the Middle and Late Bronze Ages. Smaller versions of some of the i ...

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The Ceremonial Precinct in the Upper City of Hazor: What Does the Identification As a Temple or Palace Have to Do With Joshua’s Conquest?

The Ceremonial Precinct in the Upper City of Hazor: What Does the Identification As a Temple or Palace Have to Do With Joshua’s Conquest?

 ANE Today Editorial Introduction:*  Hazor, "the head of all those kingdoms," has a unique place in Biblical Archaeology. It is the largest tell in the Southern Levant, and a city ...

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Near Eastern Archaeology in Malta

Near Eastern Archaeology in Malta

By: Anthony J. Frendo The Maltese archipelago lies practically at the centre of the Mediterranean, roughly midway between the eastern and the western Mediterranean Sea, and betwee ...

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The Renewed Hazor Excavations

The Renewed Hazor Excavations

By: Amnon Ben-Tor, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Edited and abridged from NEA 76.2 (2013): 66–67 (see editorial note below) Tel Hazor, “the head of all those kingdoms” (Joshu ...

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Augmented Reality, a New Horizon in Archaeology

Augmented Reality, a New Horizon in Archaeology

By: Stuart Eve, University College London and L - P : Archaeology Firstly, I would like to thank Jen Fitzgerald for asking me to contribute a guest post to the ASOR Blog. I am cur ...

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The Virtual World Project: Touring The Ancient World

The Virtual World Project: Touring The Ancient World

By: Ronald A. Simkins and Nicolae Roddy, Creighton University There is nothing quite like teaching at an archaeological site, where ancient remains almost speak out to students as ...

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The Relationship of Egypt and its Vassals as Reflected in the Amarna Tablets

The Relationship of Egypt and its Vassals as Reflected in the Amarna Tablets

By: Yuan Zhihui, Tianjin Normal University, China, Noble Group Fellow During my four-and-a-half month fellowship at the Albright, my research project focused on “The Relationship ...

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The Origins of the Early States in China and Israel: Through A Comparative Study

The Origins of the Early States in China and Israel: Through A Comparative Study

By: Xinhui Luo, Beijing Normal University, China, Noble Group Fellow During my fellowship at the Albright, my main project was entitled “Ideology of the Early State: East and West ...

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The Emergence of Social Complexity:  Changes in Animal Management Strategies between the Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age in the Near East

The Emergence of Social Complexity: Changes in Animal Management Strategies between the Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age in the Near East

By: Austin C. Hill, University of Connecticut, Educational and Cultural Affairs Fellow The Chalcolithic to Early Bronze Age transition in the southern Levant has long been conside ...

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Metal Implements and Tool Marks from the Levantine Second Millennium BC

Metal Implements and Tool Marks from the Levantine Second Millennium BC

By: Nicholas Blackwell, Bryn Mawr College, American School of Classical Studies at Athens, AIAR Educational and Cultural Affairs Fellow The primary purpose of my Spring 2012 fello ...

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The Chalcolithic to Early Bronze Age (EB) Transition – Investigation of a Weak Link

The Chalcolithic to Early Bronze Age (EB) Transition – Investigation of a Weak Link

By: Eliot Braun, National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow  My tenure as an NEH Fellow at the Albright was exceptionally productive as it freed me to direct virtually all my en ...

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Kinyras: The Divine Lyre

Kinyras: The Divine Lyre

By: John C. Franklin, University of Vermont, AIAR Annual Professor Kinyras is the legendary king of Cyprus, generally known only for his incestuous seduction by his daughter Myrrh ...

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Prehistoric Anatolia and the Archeology of Warfare

Prehistoric Anatolia and the Archeology of Warfare

By: Stephanie Selover, PhD Candidate, the University of Chicago My dissertation project centers on the study of evidence of warfare from Chalcolithic to Early Bronze Age Central a ...

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Ulucak: A Prehistoric Mound in Aegean Turkey

Ulucak: A Prehistoric Mound in Aegean Turkey

Özlem Çevik (Archaeology Dept., University of Thrace, Edirne, Turkey) and Çiler Çilingiroğlu (Dept of Protohistory and Near Eastern Archaeology, Izmir, Turkey) Ulucak is a settlem ...

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From History and Myth, Anatolians in Mycenaean Greece

From History and Myth, Anatolians in Mycenaean Greece

By: Josh Cannon, University of Chicago The Late Bronze Age (LBA) of Anatolia is a period that has been described to us through history and myth. The history of LBA Anatolia comes ...

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